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The Department of Computer Engineering was started in the year 1997 with the Post Diploma in Computer Applications Programme and subsequently Diploma in Computer Engineering was started in 1998. Seeing the demand and scope of Computer Application, Diploma in Information Technology has also been added in the year 2003.

The department with the passage of its evolution and growth has succeeded in creating its place by producing quality products that are at par with their mainland counterparts. The Computer Science Engineering Department offers courses leading to Diploma in Computer Engineering, Diploma in Information Technology. The department has taken a leap with the commencement of B.Tech Programme in Computer Science & Engineering from the year 2009. All the programmes have been approved by AICTE.

The department has been covered under ISO Certification since 2001 and the Diploma in Computer Engineering was accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), AICTE for 5 years with effect from the year 2002. The Diploma in Computer Engineering has been reaccredited and Diploma in Information Technology has been accredited by NBA for a period of three years in the year 2009. Further the existing ISO standards were upgraded to ISO 9001:2008 in the year 2010. The Department of Computer Engineering with its cohesive team of faculty members, strive to impart practical oriented education.

The curriculum is a blend of the conventional and the radical approaches it is updated regularly to keep it with the growing demands and the changing trends of the software industry and IT sector. Core courses include Programming Languages, Computer Architecture, System Software, Networking Technologies and Computer Hardware. This course emphasizes on developing analytical ability as well as technical skill of the students and to thrive constantly for acquisition of knowledge towards development of software and hardware technology and nurture the sprit of innovation in design and development of software with superior performance.

The Department of Computer Science & Engineering offers two Diploma Programs and one Degree Program. This department is also a resource center for Software development and Hardware maintenance for Andaman and Nicobar Administration. This Department offers three courses :

  1. B.Tech (Computer Science & Engineering)
  2. Diploma in Computer Engineering
  3. Diploma in Information Technology


To produce professionally competent and socially sensitive IT, Computer Engineers.


  • To achieve academic competence in core areas through structured teaching learning process.
  • To enhance employability skill of students by organizing workshops on emerging trends.
  • To enable our students to apply engineering skills in real time projects and to inculcate ethics by involving them in societal activities.
  • To provide a platform for developing leadership, management skills.
  • Work as computer/IT professionals in government organizations, IT industries and solve domain related problems.
  • Take up startup initiative and become an entrepreneur / innovator in computer field with societal commitment.
  • Undertake Higher education in computer science engineering and related fields.
  • Engineering Knowledge: Apply knowledge of mathematics and science, with fundamentals of Computer Science & Engineering to be able to solve complex engineering problems related to CSE.
  • Problem Analysis: Identify, Formulate, review research literature and analyze complex engineering problems related to CSE and reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.
  • Design/Development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems related to CSE and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety and the cultural societal and environmental considerations.
  • Conduct Investigations of Complex problems: Use research–based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  • Modern Tool Usage: Create, Select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to computer science related complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  • The Engineer and Society: Apply Reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the CSE professional engineering practice.
  • Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of the CSE professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • Ethics: Apply Ethical Principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large such as able to comprehend and with write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations and give and receive clear instructions.
  • Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multi-disciplinary environments.
  • Life-Long Learning: Recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning the broadest context of technological change.
  • Applied mathematical concepts: Able to use mathematical methodologies to crack problems using suitable mathematical analysis, data structure and suitable algorithm.
  • Efficient Hardware/Software Design: Able to interpret the fundamental concepts and methodology of hardware-software design. Students can apply and investigate the functionality of hardware and software aspects of designing products/applications.
  • Specialized Software Engineering: Able to grasp the software development lifecycle and methodologies of software systems. Possess competent skills and knowledge of software design process to make Industry-ready Software Engineers.

Dr. V. Alagusundaram

Head of Department(Officiating)

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Mrs. Asma Rani

Assistant Professor


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Mr. Harsabardhan Barik

Assistant Professor


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Mr. Chandra Sekhar Vinukonda

Assistant Professor


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Mr. Rajib Bag



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Mrs. Ranjan Bala Sahu



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Dr. Shrabani Mallick



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Mr. Chaman Lal

Lab Technician


Mr. Ashok Jayadhar

Lab Technician


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Mr. Bhupendra Kumar Singh

Lab Technician

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Mr. Yunus Ahmed

Lab Technician


Mr. Hemanth Rao

Computer Instructor


Mrs. Fareeda Banu

Lab Attendant


Mr. S Vigneshwaran

Workshop Lab Assistant


The computer center in DBRAIT, Port Blair is one of the most modern computer centers in this Union Territory. It is equipped with best of the computing machines available on the leading edge of contemporary computer technology, and the best of the experts to manage them, meant for students of the department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology. Central computing facility, which provides computing facilities to all the staffs, students and faculty members of various departments of the institute. Besides these, there are separate laboratories for final year DCE & DIT students for their projects and a fully equipped hardware laboratory. Nearly every contemporary software and developing platforms is made available to the students so that they can learn them, use them and move shoulder to shoulder with the fast paced world of information technology at the same momentum. Many software packages and environments are available on the servers including Oracle, RDBMS, OS Package, Multimedia, Graphics library, Java compiler and Applet viewer, C++ compiler and MySQL. Development environments like MS Visual Studio 6, MS Visual Studio.Net, MS Project 2000, etc are actively used for development purposes in the department. Other software like Network Query Language-Workstation (NQL), Word Perfect Office 2000 (SE), Accelerated-X 3D Open GL software, etc are also available.

CISCO / Networking Laboratory :

This laboratory provides computing facility for the students of the department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology. It consists of more than 18 high end PCs running Microsoft Windows XP as well as Linux (Red Hat) with dual boot option on top of Intel Pentium IV processor & matching supporting hardware & peripherals and all wired together by the laboratory 100 mbps LAN. To top it, there are two dual processors Windows server running Windows 2000, with the latest add-ons, an Intel Xeona a generic Microsoft Windows NT version 4 servers, one on which is an NT terminal server powering the laboratory. Besides these, there is a local mirror server for Win NT and Win 2000 server to provide the most recent updates to the DBRAIT Port Blair community. Above all, future plan is to set up a high and server running Sun Solaris to be able for high end computational needs of the student's faculty of DBRAIT, Port Blair.

Computer Hardware Laboratory :

The department computer hardware laboratory is equipped with educational tools to promote understanding of computer hardware and its peripherals among the students. 8085/86 Microprocessor Trainer kits and 8033 Microcontroller kits are used to provide hand on experience to learning students about basic hardware. These are ably supported by Colour Logic Analyzer and Function / Arbitrary wave generator, digital oscilloscopes, wireless transmitter /receiver pairs, Data Acquisition/Switch units, TDM pulse code modulator / transmitter and demodulator / receiver and other similar essentials. Students working on various projects have developed microcontroller controlled arms and robots and other similar hardware items.

Advanced Computer Laboratory :

The department provides high end Pentium IV desktops to each of the final year DCE and IT students for their final year dissertation. The department allows the students to configure and maintain their PCs according to their wish and their needs. Additional support and peripherals are provided based on their requirement in the particular projects.

Basic Computer Laboratory :

The regular DCE and IT students are provided with high end desktops machines which is amply supported by additional peripherals an hardware. Every student is made responsible for his / her equipment which is used for the project.

Software Testing Laboratory :

This laboratory provides high end i5 and i7 computers for the students of DCE, IT. It consists of 38 high end pc`s running Microsoft Windows 7 operating system within it.

Advance Network & Hardware Laboratory :

This laboratory provides high end i7 computers for the students of B.Tech (Computer Science). It consists of 21 high end pc`s running Microsoft Windows 10 operating system within it.

Enterprise Solution Laboratory :

This laboratory provides high end i7 computers for the students of B.Tech (Computer Science). It consists of 26 high end pc`s running Microsoft Windows 10 operating system within it.

High Performance Computing Laboratory :

This laboratory provides high end i7 computers for the students of B.Tech (Computer Science). It consists of 21 high end pc`s running Microsoft Windows 10 operating system within it.

Learning Resources :

  • NPTEL Web Courses: 22 Nos
  • OHP Slides: 150 Nos
  • PPT Slides: 200 Nos
  • CD`s: 10 Nos

Being the only Technical institute in the islands the Computer Department work as the nodal agency for Software Development, Hardware & Maintenance and Networking. The department has been developing various software's for the administration.


Apart from software, the Computer Department also deals with hardware repair and maintenance services to various departments.


The department also undertakes setting up and troubleshooting of Local Area Networking in various Government Departments. The department to which networking services have been extended are:

VAN SADAN A & N Secretariat Agriculture IP & T


The computer department provides services to the community through community polytechnic by conducting courses like Computer Application, Office Automation, Repair and Maintenance of advance PC hardware, Multimedia etc.

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